Why Join the Department of Social Work Transplant team?
The Department of Social Work strives to foster an environment of respect, diversity and inclusion; a place where every person feels valued and can thrive.
What Perks and Benefits Can You Look Forward to?
2:1 match on retirement savings
Excellent medical, dental, and vision coverage starting on day one of employment
Generous Paid Time Off (PTO) and paid holidays
Financial support for continuing education and certifications
Transplant Social Worker:
This position will be a float position designed to cover expected and unexpected absences, and extended leaves.
This position will cover all areas of solid organ transplant including heart, liver, lung and kidney/pancreas, both in adult and pediatrics.
Patient evaluation, education and counseling services to kidney, liver, heart and lung transplant candidates and living donor candidates.
Provide services to patients and families, liaison and referral to community agencies, participation in interdisciplinary team meetings and related educational and research activities for transplant candidates and their families.
Includes both inpatient and outpatient work, with both pre- and post-transplant candidates/recipients.
A Master's degree in Social Work from a school accredited by the Council of Social Work Education.
A current license to practice social work in the State of Michigan.
The ideal candidate will have medical/transplant social work experience.
Strong assessment skills
Ability to work with a chronically ill population
Establish therapeutic relationships quickly and relate to a diverse population.
Should have experience providing advocacy, education, adjustment to illness and treatment counseling, and counseling regarding end of life issues.
The ideal candidate will also be able to work well with an interdisciplinary team, have knowledge of community resources and have the ability to manage a large caseload with competing demands.
Full Time Monday through Friday 8:00 am to 5:00 pm
This position may be underfilled at a lower classification depending on the qualifications of the selected candidate. Advancement through the career ladder at the Expert or Clinical Scholar Level is required for placement in the MSW Senior Classification
Michigan Medicine conducts background screening and pre-employment drug testing on job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent job offer and may use a third party administrator to conduct background screenings. Background screenings are performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Report Act. Pre-employment drug testing applies to all selected candidates, including new or additional faculty and staff appointments, as well as transfers from other U-M campuses.
The University of Michigan Health System improves the health of patients, populations and communities through excellence in education, patient care, community service, research and technology development, and through leadership activities in Michigan, nationally and internationally. Our mission is guided by our Strategic Principles and has three critical components; patient care, education and research that together enhance our contribution to society.
Job openings are posted for a minimum of seven calendar days. The review and selection process may begin as early as the eighth day after posting. This opening may be removed from posting boards and filled anytime after the minimum posting period has ended.
The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.
Internal Number: 179779
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